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New Concert Film Showcasing The Who’s 2015 Hyde Park Show to Be Screened in Theaters in October

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Arts Alliance/Eagle Rock EntertainmentOn June 26, The Who celebrated their 50th anniversary with a sold-out concert in front of a crowd of 65,000 at London’s famed Hyde Park. The performance, which was the band’s next-to-last U.K. performance on its The Who Hits 50! Tour, was filmed for a new movie that’ll premiere in theaters around the world October 7. The ... Read More »

Kenny Rogers Announces Details of “Once Again It’s Christmas” Album & Holiday Tour

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Webster PRKenny Rogers heads out on his 34th annual Christmas tour in November, in support of his forthcoming holiday album, Once Again It’s Christmas. The new record features a duet with Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles on “Here It Is Christmas/Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” while Alison Krauss is featured on “Some Children See Him.” The album is due out September 25. ... Read More »

Most of Van Morrison’s Albums to Be Reissued Digitally This Week as Part of New Catalog Deal

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PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsThe majority of Van Morrison‘s expansive album catalog is scheduled to be reissued digitally and also will debut on various streaming services this Friday, August 28, as part of a new deal with Sony’s Legacy Recordings division. Thirty-three of the prolific Northern Irish singer/songwriter’s solo albums, spanning from 1972’s Saint Dominic’s Preview through the 2009’s Astral Weeks — Live ... Read More »

Listen to David Gilmour’s Cover of The Beatles’ “Here, There and Everywhere” Online Now

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Credit: Kevin WestenbergAs reported recently, the latest issue of the U.K. music magazine Mojo comes packaged with a CD featuring a previously unreleased cover of the classic Beatles ballad “Here, There and Everywhere” by ex-Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour. Now the track has made its way to YouTube. Gilmour’s rendition of “Here, There and Everywhere” is fairly faithful to the ... Read More »

Sam & Dave, Charlie Rich, Elvis Guitarist Scotty Moore Among Latest Memphis Music Hall of Fame Inductees

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Image Courtesy of Memphis Music Hall of FameThe legendary soul duo of Sam & Dave, country-crossover star Charlie Rich and longtime Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore are among the seven artists who will be inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame this year. The 2015 ceremony, which will take place on October 17 at Memphis’ Cannon Center for the ... Read More »

Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” Album Was Released 40 Years Ago Today

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Sony MusicToday marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Born to Run, the album that helped make Bruce Springsteen a star. Released on August 25, 1975, Born to Run features many of The Boss’ best-known anthems, including “Thunder Road,” “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” “Backstreets” “Jungleland” and, of course, the classic title track. At the time Springsteen recorded Born to Run, ... Read More »

Dead & Company Announce Fall & Winter Tour Dates

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Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicThe long, strange trip continues. The latest Grateful Dead spin off, Dead & Company, is taking its show on the road. The group, featuring three of the four core surviving members of the band playing with guitarist John Mayer, have announced eight new shows. The newly announced dates run from an October 29 show in Albany, New York, to ... Read More »

Joe Perry Says Working with Paul McCartney on Alice Cooper’s “Hollywood Vampires” Album Was “an Ego Leveler”

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UMeAerosmith‘s Joe Perry is one of the many famous musicians who Alice Cooper and movie star Johnny Depp tapped to record the soon-to-be-released album Hollywood Vampires, which pays tribute to some of the late rock stars that Cooper partied with during the 1970s as part of an informal drinking club of the same name. As big a star as Perry ... Read More »